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Viral pharyngitis

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Viral infection: Viral pharyngitis is an infection of the upper throat ( the pharynx ) caused by a virus. Viral pharyngitis is usually a limited infection and require ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
2 to 4 days: The sore throat usually lasts only 2 to 4 days. The entire cold usually resolves in 7 days.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Sure, but...: Viral infections usually resolve on their own in a few days to a few weeks. Two months is a bit long, but sometimes a virus can stay around. More like ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
Its most common: Most cases of pharyngitis are caused by various viruses such as rhinovirus. If you have exudate on your tonsils or pharynx, if you have fever, if you ... Read More
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